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Group wants Corbin 1919 event commemorated

Members of the Sunup Initiative attended the Corbin City Commission’s regular monthly meeting Monday, to ask the city to apply for a state historical marker recognizing Corbin’s 1919 Race Riot. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...

Bon Jellico historical marker dedicated

If it wasn’t for the Bon Jellico coal mine and coal camp that operated in the early to mid 1900s near Williamsburg, Emlyn resident Matt Witt might not be alive today. It was the place where his parents first met. “My grandpa, Alex Nunley, was a coal miner up here. My grandma was...
Posted On 31 May 2017

Bon Jellico historical marker being dedicated May 28

Memorial Day Weekend, Whitley County will be getting a new historical marker to commemorate a somewhat forgotten piece of its history. The Kentucky Historical Society will unveil a new historical marker at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 28, which will be located about two miles west of...
Posted On 17 May 2017